Volunteers Maintaining the Largest Public Dahlia Display Garden on the East Coast | Based at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River, NY

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Bayard Cutting Arboretum Dahlia Beds

News and Upcoming Events

LIDS Fall Dahlia Show

Saturday, October 10, from 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, October 11, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Upper and Lower Carriage House
Bayard Cutting Arboretum

View the LIDS Show Brochure in PDF format

2015 Dahlia Show

Year Round

2015 Saturday Mornings at the William Wolkoff Garden

Each Saturday during the dahlia season (typically late March to November, unless otherwise notified) our volunteers meet at 9:00 AM at the William Wolkoff Dahlia Garden in Bayard Cutting Arboretum.

Under the leadership of the Garden Director Joe Lysik, our volunteers support the garden by preparing the tubers for planting, maintaining the garden during the bloom times, through the digging up the tubers at the end of season, this is a hands-on learning experience, all are welcome.

Work in the garden is followed by coffee and cake at 11:00 am.

Monthly Meetings and Events

Dahlias through the Seasons

View or Download the 2015 LIDS Calendar of Events